MCMILLAN, Alan




Author Tags: Anthropology, First Nations, Local History

Alan D. McMillan of Port Moody was born in 1945. He has taught anthropology at Douglas College and archaeology at SFU. Native Peoples and Cultures of Canada (1988) is his very broad overview of all Native peoples of Canada from prehistoric times to the present. It was revised and republished as First Peoples in Canada (2004), with the addition of an Indian author Eldon Yellowhorn of the Peigan Reserve in Alberta. McMillan is also the author of Original Inhabitants of the Port Moody-Coquitlam Area, a pamphlet from the Port Moody Historical Society (1982) and co-author of Alberni Prehistory (1982) with Denis E. St. Claire. He later published Since the Time of the Transformers: The Ancient Heritage of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht, and Makah (1999).

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Since the Time of the Transformers: The Ancient Heritage of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht, and Makah
Alberni Prehistory: Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations on Western Vancouver Island

BOOKS:

McMillan, Alan D. & Denis E. St. Claire. Alberni Prehistory (Theytus Books, Alberni Valley Museum, 1982; Theytus Books, 1989).

McMillan, Alan D. Native Peoples and Cultures of Canada (D&M, 1988); McMillan, Alan D. & Eldon Yellowhorn. First Peoples in Canada (D&M, 2004).

McMillan, Alan D. Since the Time of the Transformers: The Ancient Heritage of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht, and Makah (UBC Press, 1999).

[BCBW 2004] "Local History" "Anthropology" "First Nations"